Tips for installing windows and freeBSD both.. anyone??

Michael Ross michael.ross at
Wed Nov 10 03:30:43 UTC 2010

Am 10.11.2010, 01:09 Uhr, schrieb Robert Bonomi <bonomi at>:

> With a GUI there is no way to describe the series of mouse  
> 'motions'/'clicks'/
> 'double-clicks'/'drags' and keypresses required to perform an operation.
> 'screen coordinates' are meaningless when a window, or icon, or button,  
> may be
> 'repositioned' at will.
> An _individual_ application may allow scripting via an internal command  
> language,
> but since it is internal to the app, and *not* part of the GUI, it  
> doesn't
> 'generalize' (no guarantee that similar capability is present in any  
> other app)
> *AND* is utterly worthless for 'automating' annything that involves more  
> than
> the single app.

For Windows OSes there is actually a rather nice tool out there,

which allows you to script the GUI cross-app.



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